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Kate to Speak at Opening Night of Next Generation of Parks™ Lecture Series

apr 13, 2015

University of Minnesota
Northrup Best Buy Theater (map)

On Friday, April 17, Kate Orff, Founder and Partner at SCAPE / LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE, will deliver the opening lecture for the Minneapolis Parks Foundation's Next Generation of Parks™ Lecture Series.  The lecture is co-presented with the  as the keynote for the university's Nature 3.x: "Where is Nature Now?" Symposium.

Following the Nature 3.x opening reception, Kate will present on SCAPE's recent work, including the design of Water Works, a new park planned for Minneapolis' Central Riverfront, which SCAPE is developing in collaboration with the Minneapolis Parks Foundation and Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board.

On Saturday, April 18, Kate will participate in the Nature 3.x: "Where is Nature Now?" Symposium, which is free and open to the public.  The symposium invites a broad spectrum of design professionals, writers, and artists to speculate upon emerging ideas of nature in the Anthropocene.

For more information on the event, see the Minneapolis Parks Foundation press release.

Water Works Park








SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE:


Friday, April 17
Next Generation of Parks™ Lecture Series Opening Night

6.00 pm  Nature 3.x Symposium Opening Reception
7.00 pm  Lecure by Kate Orff, Founder & Partner, SCAPE / LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

Saturday, April 18
Nature 3.x Symposium

8.30 - 9.00 AM Morning Refreshments
9.00 - 10.00 AM Matthew Tucker, Faculty UMN, LA "Nature 3.x?"
10.00 - 11.00 AM Andrew Blackwell, Filmmaker and Author "Visit Sunny Chernobyl"
11.00 - Noon Emma Marris, Author "Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World"
Noon - 1.30 PM Lunch Break, on your own
1.30 - 2.30 PM Kate Orff, SCAPE, Founder & Partner
2.30 - 3.30 PM Works Progress Studio, Minneapolis, MN
3.45 - 4.45 PM Buster Simpson, Artist
5.00 - 6.00 PM Koert vanMensvoort, Artist and Author, "NextNature"
7.00 PM Post-Symposium Discussion @ REPUBLIC (map)